The first table below looks at the demand for GCIA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCIA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA)
Rank - 199 -
Contract jobs citing GCIA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.016% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1180 992 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.25% 15.97% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 640 649
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 37
Average hourly rate £22.00 £48.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +143.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
GCIA
London

GCIA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GCIA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

GCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GCIA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GCIA across the City of London region.

GCIA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GCIA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA.

1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CNA
2 2 (66.67%) Novell Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal

GCIA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GCIA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) CNA
2 2 (66.67%) Novell Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sun